Meredith Franklin Pusey was born in Columbia, Maryland but was raised in Columbus, Ohio. She attended The Ohio State University and received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After receiving her degree in 2012, she moved to the Delhi area of Cincinnati, Ohio while her husband attended nursing school at Mount St. Joseph University. Prior to attending law school, Meredith worked as a credentials specialist with a family-owned company based in Milford, where she helped place job applicants into different medical-based positions across the country.
Meredith obtained her law degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, where she received the Henry Clay Merit scholarship. While attending Chase, Meredith worked for the Children’s Law Clinic in Northern Kentucky with her limited license, where she represented adolescents in juvenile cases, and served as a guardian ad litem in custody disputes. She also interned for the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s office and served as a research assistant for Professor David Barron, an adjunct professor at Chase and post-conviction lawyer. While assisting Professor Barron, Meredith was recognized for the Public Advocate’s award as part of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy team for their work in advocating for the sentence commutation of immunocompromised inmates in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In her free time, Meredith enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with her friends and family, and spoiling her three dogs.